Free Speech Radio News lineup - Tuesday, January 01, 2002
Free Speech Radio News Special Report
On the night of July 25, 1949, outsidethe small town of Groveland Florida, a white farmer named Willie Padgett and his wife Norma were driving home from a dance when their car broke down.Hours later, Padgett reports to the
Lake county sheriff that four black men stopped to help, then abducted his wife and raped her.A posse is organized and three black men are arrested for the crime.For Free Speech Radio News, Sally Watt tells the story of the
Groveland Rape Trials.